Benedictine order

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Noun1.Benedictine order - a Roman Catholic monastic order founded in the 6th centuryBenedictine order - a Roman Catholic monastic order founded in the 6th century; noted for liturgical worship and for scholarly activities
monastic order, order - a group of person living under a religious rule; "the order of Saint Benedict"
Benedictine - a monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint Benedict
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We are seeing an erosion of our moral fiber as a people,' said the outspoken nun from the Benedictine Order.
Benedict started the foundation of the Benedictine Order.
In the Benedictine order Jack was known as Frater George.
The site, including the churchyard, remains the property of the Benedictine Order, based at Ampleforth Abbey, in Yorkshire.
The limestone Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes, on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee, was constructed in the 1980s and is overseen by the Benedictine Order.
Before he joined the Benedictine order, Duggan was pianist and assistant chorus master for the Pittsburgh Opera Company for three years.
The Benedictine order was founded by St Benedict, credited to be the father of Western Monasticism.
That tradition still exists today and each archbishop and cardinal receives his pallium from the Pope and each is made by the nuns of the Benedictine order of St Cecilia in Trasteverde in Rome who have been making them for over 500 years.
As a social worker and a nun in the Benedictine order of the Roman Catholic Federation of the Sisters of Social Service Los Angeles, Maribeth saw early on in her career the limitations of institutions working alone.
A BBC TV investigation, Sins of the Fathers, last week alleged nine monks at the Benedictine Order boarding school repeatedly beat, sexually assaulted and, in one case, raped boys in their care over several decades.
The building is the finest work of French architect Dom Paul Bellot, a member of the Benedictine order and a pioneer of 20th century expressionism.